The Bank’s website is not intended for persons who are prohibited under the laws or regulations in the jurisdiction where they are incorporated, domiciled and/or resident from having access to such website. Persons who are prohibited from accessing the information on this website or who are in doubt whether they are permitted to access or use the information or not, are kindly requested to leave the website. This applies in particular to residents and legal entities incorporated in Australia, Canada, Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom. Regarding U.S. and U.K. persons, see also Section 3 below.
If, in the Bank’s opinion, the provision of products or services could be in violation of laws or regulations in a person's home country or any other jurisdiction, the Bank will not provide such products or services to that person.
Important information for U.S. and U.K. persons / persons outside of the EU/EEA
Unless otherwise expressly permitted, the information on this website should not be relied upon by persons outside of the EU/EEA, whatever their citizenship or type of legal entity, when forming an investment decision with respect to securities or any other product being offered or sold by the Bank and/or any of its affiliates from time to time or be seen as a recommendation or offer to provide or sell, or the solicitation of an offer to acquire or purchase, products or services in a third country or to persons in such country.
In particular persons, who currently are either in the United States or are U.S. persons (as such terms are defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended), should not rely on information on this website when forming an investment decision with respect to any securities being offered and sold by the Bank and/or any of its affiliates from time to time. The offer and sale of securities in the United States or to U.S. persons shall be made exclusively by means of a prospectus or other offering document prepared, and specified to be, for that specific purpose. Furthermore, access to this website (including any such prospectus or offering document) shall not be deemed an offer to provide or sell, or the solicitation of an offer to acquire or purchase, products or services in the United States or to U.S. persons. No such persons may acquire or purchase products or services by means of this website, and no offers to acquire or purchase products or services made by such persons will be acknowledged or accepted.
With regards to citizens in the U.K., nothing on this website should be construed as a solicitation or offer, or recommendation, to acquire or dispose of any investment or to engage in any other transaction, or to provide any investment advice or service (within the meaning of, or as permitted by, the U.K. Financial Services and Markets Act 2000).
In addition, this website is addressed to and directed only at, and should only be relied upon by, persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the “Order”), persons who are high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order or are persons to whom it may otherwise be lawful to communicate it to (all such persons being referred to as “Relevant Persons”).